First Impressions Of The Samsung Galaxy S4

Opinions will undoubtedly vary with the Droid Horizon team, but this is my personal take on the yesterday’s Samsung unveiling of the Galaxy S4. The Hype and Unpacked Event The teaser videos with that Jeremy Maxwell kid and his glowing box was beyond lame.  This kid is Samsung’s Wesley Crusher or Jar Jar Brinks (depending on your preference).  After watching this kid on stage and listen...[Read More]

[App] Pocketcasts- Updated UI With Multi Device Sync

  Guys, if you dig podcasts like me, then you’ll definitely want to check out the app.  Pocketcasts is a full featured podcatcher app.  It was recently updated in the Google Play Store and now offers multi device sync, so no matter which of your Android devices you’re using, you can enjoy the convenience of being able to seamlessly pick right back up where you left off on the previous ...[Read More]

[APP] App Lock- Added Security For Your Device

    I’ve been on the fence about securing my device.  On the one hand, of course I want security.  But on the other hand, I want convenience.  Think about how many times a day we check our devices.  For me, that could be a hundred times or more!  Sometimes, a main lockscreen just gets in the way.  App Lock allows you to lock individual apps.     Sometimes I let others use...[Read More]

DroidHorizon and Tha Phlash.

You may have noticed some changes around the site recently and across our social networks. We approached Tha Phlash for some fresh and clean artwork that fits what we are trying to achieve here.( A nice place to visit and interact with, maybe, some news, information or review that is relevant and people will enjoy.) I think we are getting there now and welcome any visitors to come along and join i...[Read More]

Android Is Popular Because It’s Cheap AND Good

This editorial is a response to a couple of articles that have been published in the past 24 hours, basically saying that the reason Android has become hugely popular is because it’s cheap. Gismodo published the article entitled “Android Is Popular Because It’s Cheap, Not Because It’s Good“.  TechCrunch then published a follow-up article “The Truth Is That Android Is Cheap,...[Read More]


Wise TIVI specifications: OS: Google Android 4.2 CPU: Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 1.6Ghz GPU: Quad-core ARM Mali-400 MP, supports OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0 and OpenVG 1.1 Memory: DDRIII 1GB DDR3 Flash: Nand Flash 4GB (up to 16GB) WiFi: 802.11 b/g/n HDMI: up to 1080p Micro USB (DC port) USB 2.0 Micro SDcard slot (up to 16GB)   The Android TV ‘stick’ is a potential minefield at the moment. Yes ...[Read More]

New Poll Added.. Ditching Android for Ubuntu for Phones?

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Happy New Year from DroidHorizon

Stay safe with whatever it is that you may be doing and we’ll see you guys in 2013. 

Faux123 Kernel, Sweep2Wake Added.

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New Category being added…

  Tips & Advice   For the guys and gals that have maybe just bought a Nexus7 for their partner’s Christmas present. Maybe they have been using an Android device for a while and unsure why the battery doesn’t last a full day. Possibly somebody is confused with all those terms and buzz words like Jelly Bean 4.2.1. That sort of thing. Also our very good friends over on Andro...[Read More]

Tidy up time.

Hey guys.   Been quiet on the site recently, new baby in the family, Black Ops being released and other stuff. Plenty of content and sharing on our Google Plus Page though. So for the sake of catching up and keeping things tidy from previous posts and prize giveaways… Two winners have been chosen to receive HTC OneX cases from our good friends over at GadgetWear.co.uk. They have or will...[Read More]

Out of curiosity….

  How much digital storage do we need on a phone? Before we go anywhere here. A certain friend/ site member and all round nice guy, might have something to comment on this but I reckon a vast majority of Android and smartphone users don’t need 96GB of combined storage on their device. Yes I know these top games take up a lot of space, yes I’m aware people want their music library ...[Read More]